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resolute
used in David Copperfield

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  • When I awoke next morning, I was resolute to declare my passion to Dora, and know my fate.
    Chapters 31-33 (93% in)
  • In the morning, too, when I felt weary, and should have enjoyed another hour's repose very much, it was a tiresome thing to be roused, like the Sultana Scheherazade, and forced into a long story before the getting-up bell rang; but Steerforth was resolute; and as he explained to me, in return, my sums and exercises, and anything in my tasks that was too hard for me, I was no loser by the transaction.
    Chapters 7-9 (11% in)
  • My aunt being resolute, I went out and got the ale myself.
    Chapters 34-36 (23% in)
  • What I had to do, was, to turn the painful discipline of my younger days to account, by going to work with a resolute and steady heart.
    Chapters 34-36 (63% in)
  • We exhorted him to be resolute in this, and left my aunt to observe him.
    Chapters 34-36 (83% in)
  • I didn't exactly say so; I softened it down as much as I could; but I implied it, and I was resolute upon it.
    Chapters 37-39 (34% in)
  • I don't think I made myself very ridiculous, but I know I was resolute.
    Chapters 37-39 (34% in)
  • He put his hand down firmly on the table, and set his sunburnt face into a resolute expression.
    Chapters 46-48 (30% in)
  • The resolute and unrelenting hatred of her tone, its cold stern sharpness, and its mastered rage, presented her before me, as if I had seen her standing in the light.
    Chapters 49-51 (42% in)
  • My aunt tied the strings of her bonnet (she had come down to breakfast in it), and put on her shawl, as if she were ready for anything that was resolute and uncompromising.
    Chapters 52-54 (6% in)
  • ' Mr. Micawber folded his arms in a resolute manner, as if he were then stationed on the figure-head.
    Chapters 55-57 (87% in)
  • And had I truly disciplined my heart to this, and could I resolutely bear it, and calmly hold the place in her home which she had calmly held in mine, — when I found my eyes resting on a countenance that might have arisen out of the fire, in its association with my early remembrances.
    Chapters 58-60 (56% in)

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